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Officials: Major understaffing in Idaho prisons raises risks

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Prisons in Idaho are so understaffed that correctional officers often end up working mandatory 16-hour shifts, leaving them just eight hours to sleep, eat and see their families before returning to duty, a prison official said.…

Jail inmates fix up bikes donated to children

The re-CYCLE program is gaining traction in Michigan's Oakland County near Detroit, and the sheriff's department says more bikes are needed for inmates to work on and give out to those in need.